There was quite a lot going on in the field of books and literature this week. Not that you would know it by my list, mind you. What can I say? It’s been a busy week; in my spare I’ve found myself taken with the light and entertaining, for the most part. Also, the shorter my list, the more likely I’ll have a few extra moments in which to stuff my nose in a book. And I’m sorely in need of that right now.
So, without further ado . . .
The (British) National Archives is publishing the diaries of British soldiers from WWI–1,944 in total.
Simon & Schuster is launching a new Sci-Fi imprint called Simon451. Titles will be both digital and print and cover genres of fantasy, dystopian, apocalyptic and the supernatural.
Mallory Ortberg offers suggestions on How to Tell if You Are in a Bronte Novel.
To be, or not to be . . . here’s help with the question.
Speaking of Shakespeare, here’s a list of words he invented. An aside, the fact he’s credited with well over a thousand words, makes for a good excuse when someone claims a a word you wrote/spoke doesn’t exist. Didn’t exist until someone was clever enough to come up with it!